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Cumin Seeds Benefits for Babies & Kids | How to prepare Cumin Water

Cumin Seeds Benefits & Uses for Babies & Kids | How to prepare Cumin Water hindi kannada jeera paani
Cumin Seeds is a spice loaded with lots of medicinal properties and used to cure several common health problems. Cumin is called as Jira in Sanskrit, meaning the one which helps digestion. Cumin seeds helps in curing respiratory disorders, colic and inflammation in babies, kids and adults. In this article and below given video we shall discuss about benefits of Cumin Seeds and how to prepare Cumin / Jeera water at home for babies and kids.

Benefits of Cumin for babies & kids

  1. Improves Digestion – It stimulates the secretion of digestive enzymes and accelerates the digestion process. Hence helpful in treating digestive issues like colic, acidity, gas, bloating, stomach ache.
  2. Boosts immunity – Helps fight viral and bacterial infections by maintaining the normal functionality of immune system. Reduces chances of falling sick.
  3. Aids Respiratory System – Anti congestive in nature and helps get rid of mucous accumulated in chest. Regular usage helps manage respiratory disorders. Used in treating breathing problems, cold and asthma.
  4. Boosts Energy – Power packed with various nutrients cumin helps keep body energetic throughout the day. It also stimulates healthy growth in babies and kids.
  5. Improves Appetite – Regular intake of cumin water improves metabolism and gut health. Improved hunger or better appetite makes babies and kids eat well and stay healthy.

Cumin Water for Breastfeeding mothers

Cumin water facilitates the secretion of milk from mammary glands and thus Cumin water promotes lactation and boosts breast milk production in new mothers. It also helps new mothers stay energetic through the day. This magical spice improves digestion, a regular postpartum concern also helps get rid of acidity and bloating. 1/4 – 1/2 cup per day is suggested for a new mother.

Cumin Water for Babies & Kids

  • Introduce cumin water to babies when you start solids in small amount. Initially start with 2 tsp and later upto 2 tbsp can be offered 3 times a week.
  • Toddlers or babies above an year can be fed 1/4 cup of Cumin water 3 times a week or every alternate day.
  • Kids who face regular digestion issues or who do not take much solids can have 1/4 cup of Cumin water to improve digestion and increase hunger.

Can we store Cumin Water?

Its always good to serve fresh Cumin Water. It can also be stored, refrigerated and used in a week. Freeze the cumin water in ice trays and store the cubes until 3 months.

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Cumin Seeds Benefits for Babies & Kids | How to prepare Cumin Water

Cumin Seeds Benefits for Babies & Kids | How to prepare Cumin Water

Cumin seeds helps in curing respiratory disorders, colic and inflammation and promotes hunger in babies, kids and adults.

Author:Kavitha Prashanth
Recipe Type: Home Remedy
Cuisine:Indian

Ingredients

  1. Cumin/Jeera - 2 tsp
  2. Water - 1 + 1 cups

Method

  1. Take 2 tsp of cumin/jeera in a bowl and soak it with 1 cup of water for 1 hour. You can also use jeera powder here.
  2. Take soaked cumin along with water add 1 more cup of water and bring the mixture to a boil on low flame. Allow to boil until the mixture reduces half.
  3. For babies above an year add jaggery and boil it for 2 more minutes or until the jaggery melts.
  4. Strain the mixture to a bowl and serve warm.
  5. Cumin Water is ready to be served.

Cumin Seeds Benefits for Babies & Kids | How to prepare Cumin Water

Cumin Seeds Benefits & Uses for Babies & Kids | How to prepare Cumin Water hindi kannada jeera paani

Ingredients to prepare Cumin Water

  1. Cumin/Jeera – 2 tsp
  2. Water – 1 + 1 cups

Method of preparing Cumin Water

1. Take 2 tsp of cumin/jeera in a bowl and soak it with 1 cup of water for 1 hour. You can also use jeera powder here.

Cumin Seeds Benefits & Uses for Babies & Kids | How to prepare Cumin Water hindi kannada jeera paani

2. Take soaked cumin along with water add 1 more cup of water and bring the mixture to a boil on low flame. Allow to boil until the mixture reduces half.Cumin Seeds Benefits & Uses for Babies & Kids | How to prepare Cumin Water hindi kannada jeera paani

3. For babies above an year add jaggery and boil it for 2 more minutes or until the jaggery melts.Cumin Seeds Benefits & Uses for Babies & Kids | How to prepare Cumin Water hindi kannada jeera paani

4. Strain the mixture to a bowl and serve warm.Cumin Seeds Benefits & Uses for Babies & Kids | How to prepare Cumin Water hindi kannada jeera paani

5. Cumin Water is ready to be served.

Cumin Seeds Benefits for Babies & Kids | How to prepare Cumin Water

Cumin Seeds Benefits & Uses for Babies & Kids | How to prepare Cumin Water hindi kannada jeera paani

Note : 

  • It is always good to consult doctor before introducing any new food
  • Jaggery is not necessary for babies below 1 year

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